50 Latvian pairs hitch in hot air balloons on Valentine's

Feb 15, 2016

50 Latvian pairs hitch in hot air balloons on Valentine's

Latvian couples have tied the knot in the air on Valentine’s Day hoping to set a world record in the number of simultaneous weddings in hot air balloons. Fifty couples in 30 balloons rose into the sky Sunday during the Love Cup festival near ...

Quake victims' giant blanket gains Guinness record

Feb 23, 2015

Quake victims' giant blanket gains Guinness record

A crochet blanket measuring 464 sq. meters created for victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami at the initiative of a German knitter has been recognized as the world’s largest by Guinness World Records. In a bid to provide warmth and comfort to people ...

Japanese man runs on arms and legs to new record

Nov 14, 2013

Japanese man runs on arms and legs to new record

A Japanese man who runs on his arms and legs broke his own Guinness world record for the 100-meter dash Thursday. Kenichi Ito finished in 16.87 seconds, shaving more than half a second off his 2012 run of 17.47 seconds. The 30-year-old has been ...

World records no joke to frustrated Pakistanis

Mar 17, 2013

World records no joke to frustrated Pakistanis

One young contender created the world’s largest sequin mosaic using 325,000 of the sparkly discs. Two other youths achieved 123 consecutive badminton passes in one minute. And 1,450 participants broke the record for the most people arm wrestling. Such are the skills that Guinness ...